Posts Tagged ‘texas’

Few Shocks in A Surprise in Texas

A documentary on last year’s Cliburn: You really had to be there.
Let’s get this out of the way: The reason A Surprise in Texas is getting a theatrical release is because a blind guy won the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition last summer. Don’t believe me? Nobuyuki Tsujii is the ...

Is the Trans-Texas Corridor Playing Dead?

During this election season, Gov. Rick Perry is trying to win votes in part by hinting that, per the loudly stated wishes of the people, he’s letting go of at least a portion of his grand dream of a Trans-Texas Corridor toll ...

Texas Dance Theatre Goes Hyper-Modern

Too much confusion marred the fledgling TDT’s latest performance.
Texas Dance Theatre brought its inaugural season to a close by offering a potpourri of Modern pieces last weekend at Scott Theater. They covered a lot of stylistic territory but weren’t all stellar.

Look Down: See Your Feet?

Jeff Prince
Hey lard ass! Yes, I’m talking to you. At least, the chances are very, very good that I’m talking to you if you live in Texas — we’re a bunch of roly-polies around here. This Men’s Health study lists the 10 Fattes...

School Board Candidates Will Answer Voter’s Questions – at Church.

If last week’s cover story (“Upsetting the Apple Cart,” April 21, 2010) fired your interest in this spring’s hotter-than-usual races for the Fort Worth school board, you may want to go to church. Not necessarily to pray...

Night & Day

WED ? 21 It’s a fair distance between Granbury and Grapevine, but Texas Family Musicals will be traveling it by bringing Granbury Opera House’s production of There Will Be No Sad Songs to the Palace Theatre in Grapevine. Th...

Shaken and Stirred Up

Neighbors along the path of a DFW Midstream gas pipeline in south Arlington haven’t been happy with the noise and disruption accompanying the construction work. Now several residents say the construction is causing damage to ...

Night & Day

WED ? 14 Since most classes aren’t in session during midsummer, now’s as good a time as any for TCU to put on A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Shakespeare’s hallucinatory farce set in an enchanted forest populated by fairies ...

Save the Economy: Grow Dope

The way Static sees it, the only madness about reefer is the extremes to which the federal government has traditionally gone to police its use among the approximately 100 million Americans who occasionally relax by puffing the ...

The Sleeping Beauty

Big Ticket
Texas Ballet Theater rounds out its season with four performances of Ben Stevenson’s sumptuous production of The Sleeping Beauty in Bass Performance Hall this weekend.